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Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Article notes that acts of defamatory can attract both civil & criminal liability, depending on their nature & seriousness.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case where a tourist won a defamation case against a broadcaster who reported that the tourist threw a coward punch.
Gilchrist Connell
The Court awarded a lawyer $750,000 in defamation damages against a woman who gave his firm a bad review on Google.
HHG Legal Group
The case shows the Court's willingness to crack down on reputational attacks made through digital communication pathways.
China
King & Capital Law Firm
《民法总则》第110条规定:"法人、非法人组织享有名称权、名誉权、荣誉权等权利。"对企业来说,法人的名誉权包含着外界对该企业的经营状况
Watson & Band Law Offices
It is generally accepted that the first explicit use of the term "public figure" in Chinese court documents was in a case heard by the Shanghai Jing'an District Court
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper aims to provide insight to a type of damages, i.e. 'exemplary damages', which is awarded by the judiciary on not so frequent occasions. This is followed by a comparison with various other types of damages.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court vide its judgement dated December 10, 2019, has clarified the position of intermediaries under Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 prior to its amendment.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The accessibility of internet to common man has changed everyone's lives. The platform provided by the internet has made human interaction easier than ever before.
IndusLaw
A Single Judge bench of the Delhi High Court on October 23, 2019 held that Indian courts can issue orders to internet intermediaries like Facebook Inc., Google Inc., and Twitter International Company ...
Obhan & Associates
In what has been termed a "defamation blitz", an Indian corporate house has filed at least 28 defamation suits in courts since January 2018,
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Court made vital observations regarding the restraints to be adhered by public leaders while making statements.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A question is often asked, can action for Criminal Contempt of Court and Criminal Defamation, be initiated simultaneously.
New Zealand
Duncan Cotterill
This judgment creates a new public interest defence, replacing the defence of qualified privilege, to defamation claims.
Chapman Tripp
The decision to introduce a public interest defence to defamation claims has significant implications for NZ journalism.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The final text of the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters (the Convention) was agreed on 2 July 2019.
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